IRISS’ evaluation report of the 2012 Social Assets in Action Project has been published. This project aimed to incorporate strength-based practice in the delivery of mental health services by piloting personal asset mapping.
SURF and the Carnegie Trust will work together in 2013 on an ‘Enabling State project’, which will look at UK cross-border approaches to the role of the state and asset-based regeneration.
A recent episode of IRISS fm (internet radio for the social services) offered on a discussion on asset based approaches, including Fiona Garven of the Scottish Community Development Centre.
Videos are available of presentations by Lynne Friedli, Andy Milne and Ian Cooke at the Community Assets & Poverty seminar, jointly organised by SCDC, and the Poverty Alliance in May 2012. The event asked: How do we achieve a balance … Continue reading
The report from Glasgow Centre for Population Health ‘Assets in Action: Illustrating asset based approaches for health improvement’ has now been supplemented by 19 extensive case studies of projects using asset-based approaches for health improvement, including many community-led projects. Together, … Continue reading
This report from IPPR uses a Social Return on Investment methodology to measure the wider social value generated by a sample of community pubs, and finds that this ranges from around £20,000 to £120,000 per pub. It concludes that we … Continue reading